October 30, 2015

October 2015 Member Spotlight: Cecil Oba- Senior Capacity Building Programme Specialist at Research Triangle International (RTI)

Cecil Oba is a Senior Capacity Building Programme Specialist at Research Triangle International (RTI) Oba has 10 years cross-sectoral working experience with international non-governmental organizations, private and public sector such as Africare, New Nigeria Foundation, Tanat Consult Limited and Nigeria Tel. His has experience in cross-cultural awareness, capacity building, leadership and governance, management of diverse populations, training and facilitation, database management, budget and grant monitoring, computer application, economic growth-related projects and HIV/AIDS programming.
October 29, 2015

Improving Civil Society Capacity To Engage Niger-Delta Development Agencies

By RICHARD EWEKA The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), Members of Civil Society Organisation (CSOs), Community members and Journalists drawn from four state […]
October 26, 2015

SEEFOR offers N81m grant to 3 Delta technical colleges

Three technical colleges in Delta state have received a grant of N81 million under the second phase of the World BanK/EU-sponsored SEEFOR’s Technical, Vocational and Agricultural Training Sub-Component programme.
October 26, 2015

OLGA-USA plans to empower Imo people

In an attempt to improve the welfare of Orsu people and foster the development of Orsu Local Government Area, members of the Orsu Local Government Association in the United States of America (OLGA-USA) have mapped out elaborate plans aimed at empowering the people of Orsu LGA and also bringing development nearer to the people, especially the youths, the indigent and socially disadvantaged people including women
October 23, 2015

Bayelsa government opens first Microfinance Bank

The first microfinance bank in Bayelsa has just been commissioned by the State Governor Seriake Dickson,
October 22, 2015

PIND Briefing – Preventing Election Violence in Bayelsa

Transition of gubernatorial power has historically been fraught with violence in Bayelsa.  In 2012, for instance, political tensions were high, with reported explosions at party secretariats, […]
October 22, 2015

[Organisation Spotlight] Keeping It Real Foundation

Keeping It Real (KIR) Foundation has a vision to raise innovative leaders committed to lifelong learning and community service. The Foundation was founded in 2010 and […]
October 21, 2015

Port Harcourt Global Shapers Ask: How Well Do you #KnowTheSDGs?

The Global Shapers Community (GSC) is a network of hubs founded and led by young people who are exceptional in their potential, their achievements and their drive to make a contribution to their communities. The GSC is a constituent of the World Economic Forum.
October 20, 2015

MSMEs to get interest free loans in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom state government has concluded plans to give 1,000 operators of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) interest free loans for expansion
October 19, 2015

Agbami Operators Donate Chest Clinic to Akwa Ibom Government

In a bid to tackle the new challenge of drug resistant strains of tuberculosis, Agbami Oil Field operators led by Star Deepwater Petroleum Limited, a subsidiary of Chevron, has donated a fully-equipped chest clinic to Immanuel General Hospital, Afaha Eket, Eket Local Government Area for the treatment of tuberculosis and other heart related diseases to Akwa Ibom State.
October 8, 2015

Rivers Govt vows to revive Public Libraries

The Rivers State Government says it will revive public libraries in the state in order to boost reading culture among the youths
October 6, 2015

PIND Foundation, Nigeria – improves development co-operation

PIND is the Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta. It aims to achieve peace and prosperity among local communities by bringing together people concerned with sustainable development in the region, sharing information and insights, and encouraging innovative partnerships to support equitable economic growth.